First class of seven taught by Peter Orlovsky in series titled, Poetry for Dumb Students. Orlovsky reads the poetry of Nikolai Klyuev. Students then read their own poetry followed by brief discussions as a class.
This is one of the evening readings of the Kerouac Conference. David Cope reads a selection of poems, they are from a recent book that is published as well as old and new work. Then Jack Micheline reads. I very powerful performance that combines sounds of jazz and his unique way of living. The Orlovsky reads one poem as a favor to the audience. The evening ends.[by Ann] An open reading with David Cope, Jack Micheline, and Peter Orlovsky in a mall in Boulder, Colorado. Cope's selections include... ( 1 reviews )
byBaraka, Amiri; Ginsberg, Allen; Orlovsky, Peter; Ortiz, Simon
Simon Ortiz reads from Fight Back and from Sand Creek. Peter Orlifsky plays a song on banjo, then monologues seeming improved. Diane Di Prima is wished a happy 50th birthday. Allen Ginsberg sings a few songs which are sound like earlier versions than found on Holy Soul Jelly Roll box set, and reads White Shroud. Amiri Baraka delivers a good performance with poems centered around African American history (wise) and Jazz. ( 1 reviews )